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0.06% growth
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Median Household Income
5.31% growth
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1.49% growth
Median Property Value
1.51% growth

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The economy of Eureka, CA employs 12,287 people. The economy of Eureka, CA is specialized in Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; Public Admin.; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 1.55; 1.54; and 1.54 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Eureka, CA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,347), Retail trade (1,754), and Accommodation & Food Service (1,525), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,094), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting ($43,625), and Transportation & Warehousing ($41,607).

Median household income in Eureka, CA is $39,063. Males in Eureka, CA have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,053. The income inequality of Eureka, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.489 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Eureka, CA. In Humboldt County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 67 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,028. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Eureka, CA is from the county of Humboldt County, CA.

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Eureka, CA is home to a population of 27,002 people, from which 97.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Eureka, CA is composed of 19,847 White residents (73.5%), 2,775 Hispanic residents (10.3%), 1,689 Two+ residents (6.26%), 1,598 Asian residents (5.92%), and 560 Native residents (2.07%). The most common foreign languages in Eureka, CA are Spanish (1,500 speakers), Hmong (780 speakers), and Chinese (182 speakers), but compared to other places, Eureka, CA has a relative high number of Hmong (780 speakers), Scandinavian (73 speakers), and Other West Germanic (62 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Eureka, CA awarded 49 degrees. The student population of Eureka, CA is skewed N/A females, with 0 male students and 49 female students. Most students in Eureka, CA are White (39 and 79.6%), followed by American Indian (5 and 10.2%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 4.08%), and Black or African American (2 and 4.08%). The largest universities in Eureka, CA by number of graduates are Fredrick and Charles Beauty College (49 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Eureka, CA are General Cosmetology (33 and 67.3%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Eureka, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Eureka, CA is $241,700, which is 1.18 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $238,100 to $241,700, a 1.51% increase. The homeownership rate of Eureka, CA is 45.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Eureka, CA have an average commute time of 11.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Eureka, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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